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Board Members 

  • KELLEIGH BANNEN: Host + Singer/ Songwriter, Apple Music 

    • President ​

  • COLSON HORTON: Art Director + Owner, ADR Creative 

    • Vice President ​

  • GARY BURKE: USCT Living Historian, Fort Negley Descendants Project

  • NICK DRYDEN: AIA + Owner, Dryden Architecture 

  • RACHEL HALVORSON: Owner,  Rachel Halvorson Designs 

  • LYNN MADDOX: Program Director, Vanderbilt University  

  • ELIZABETH MAYHALL: Founder, The DISTRICT + Metro Historic Zoning Commissioner

  • SAM REED: Partner, Jigsaw Consulting 

  • MARK SIMMONS: Owner, Mark Simmons Interiors

  • CYRIL STEWART: Owner, Cyril Stewart Architects + Metro Historic Zoning Commissioner

  • BRIAN TIBBS: AIA + Managing Partner, Moody Nolan  

  • HOLLY WILLIAMS: Singer/ Songwriter + Owner, H.Audrey, Whites Mercantile 

  • DR. LINDA WYNN: Assistant Director for State Programs, Tennessee Historical Commission

ex-officio board members 

  • PATRICK MCINTYRE: Executive Director of the Tennessee Historic Commission, and the Tennessee State Historic Preservation Officer 

  • TIM WALKER: Executive Director of The Metro Historical Commission

  • DR. LEAROTHA WILLAMS, JR. PhD: Historian + Professor at Tennessee State University 


  • BARI BEASLEY: President + CEO,  Heritage Foundation

  • MEG HERSHEY: Principal Consultant, Meg Hershey Consults

  • DAVID EWING: Historian 

  • TODD MCKEE: Counsel, T.MCKee Law

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